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Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Lingayen–Dagupan

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan is an archdiocese of the Roman Catholic Church in the Province of Pangasinan, Philippines. Its cathedral is the Metropolitan Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Dagupan City with a co-cathedral, the Epiphany of Our Lord Parish Church, in neighboring municipality of Lingayen.

Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan

Archidioecesis Lingayensis-Dagupanensis

Arkidiosis na Lingayen-Dagupan
Arkidiocesis ti Lingayen-Dagupan
Arquidiócesis de Lingayén-Dagupán
Dagupan Church facade.JPG
Location
Country Philippines
TerritoryCentral Pangasinan (Basista, Bautista, Bayambang, Binmaley, Dagupan, Laoac, Lingayen, Malasiqui, Manaoag, Mangaldan, Mapandan, San Carlos, San Fabian, San Jacinto, Santa Barbara, Urbiztondo
Ecclesiastical provinceLingayen-Dagupan
Statistics
Area1,565 km2 (604 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
1,215,000
1,002,000 (82.5%)
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
Established19 May 1928
CathedralMetropolitan Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist
Co-cathedralCo-Cathedral and Parish of the Epiphany of Our Lord
Patron saintSt. John the Evangelist
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
Metropolitan ArchbishopSocrates Buenaventura Villegas
Bishops emeritus Oscar Valero Cruz (Archbishop Emeritus)
Map
Jurisdiction of the metropolitan see within the Philippines.
Jurisdiction of the metropolitan see within the Philippines.
Website
Website of the Archdiocese
The Archdiocese's Coat of Arms
The Archbishop's Chair, St. John the Evangelist Metropolitan Cathedral, Dagupan City.

HistoryEdit

The Diocese of Lingayen was created in 1928 and renamed Lingayen-Dagupan in 1954. It became an archdiocese in 1963.[1]

OrdinariesEdit

The bishops and archbishops of the diocese:

  • Cesar Ma. Guerrero, DD: February 22, 1929 – December 16, 1937
  • Mariano Madriaga, DD: March 17, 1938 – February 7, 1973
  • Federico G. Limon, SVD, DD: February 7, 1973 – July 15, 1991
  • Oscar V. Cruz, DD: July 15, 1991 – September 8, 2009
  • Socrates B. Villegas, DD: September 8, 2009 – present

Suffragan diocesesEdit

VicariatesEdit

The archdiocese has five vicariates:

Vicariate of Sts. Peter and PaulEdit

  • Metropolitan Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist - Dagupan City
  • St. Therese of the Child Jesus Parish - Rizal Extension, Dagupan City
  • St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish - Bonuan Boquig, Dagupan City
  • Annunciation of the Lord Parish - Bonuan Gueset, Dagupan City
  • St. Louis Marie Grignion de Montfort Chaplaincy (Titular: St. Rita of Cascia) - Bolosan, Dagupan City
  • St. Michael the Archangel Parish - Caranglaan, Dagupan City
  • Sts. Peter and Paul Parish - Calasiao
  • Cristo Divino Tesoro Parish - Buenlag, Calasiao
  • Our Lady of Fatima Parish - Dinalaoan, Calasiao
  • Holy Family Parish - Sta. Barbara
  • St. Joseph, Husband of Mary Pastoral Station - Payas, Sta. Barbara
  • St. Isidore the Farmer Parish - Sta. Barbara

Vicariate of Epiphany of Our LordEdit

  • Co-Cathedral Parish of the Epiphany of the Lord - Lingayen
  • St. Rose of Lima Parish - Domalandan, Lingayen
  • Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish - Naguelguel, Lingayen
  • Resurrection Pastoral Station - Baay, Lingayen
  • Our Lady of Purification Parish - Binmaley
  • Jesus the Nazarene Parish - Dulag, Binmaley
  • Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Parish - Calmay, Binmaley
  • Divine Mercy Pastoral Station - Parayao, Binmaley
  • St. Roch Pastoral Station - Camaley, Binmaley
  • St. Isidore the Farmer Pastoral Station -Binmaley

Vicariate of St. Thomas AquinasEdit

Vicariate of St. Dominic of GuzmanEdit

  • St. Dominic of Guzman Parish - San Carlos City
  • Holy Family Parish - Tandoc, San Carlos City
  • St. Joseph, Husband of Mary Parish - Malacañang, San Carlos City
  • St. John Paul II Chaplaincy - Aponit, San Carlos City
  • San Francisco Gil de Frederic Pastoral Station - San Carlos City
  • St. Pius V Parish - Urbiztondo
  • Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish - Pasibi East, Urbiztondo
  • Mary Help of Christians Parish - Basista

Vicariate of St. Vincent FerrerEdit

  • St. Vincent Ferrer Parish - Bayambang
  • St. Lorenzo Ruiz Parish - Wawa, Bayambang
  • St. Isidore the Farmer Parish - Carungay, Bayambang
  • St. Domingo Ybañez de Erquicia Parish - Sapang, Bayambang
  • St. Ildephonse of Toledo Parish - Malasiqui
  • St. Anthony of Padua Parish - Don Pedro, Malasiqui
  • Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish - Canan Norte, Malasiqui
  • St. John the Baptist Parish - Bautista
  • St. Catherine of Siena Parish - Villanueva, Bautista

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Catholic Hierarchy". Retrieved November 24, 2015.

External linksEdit